Jacqueline Newman (New York, New York)

Jacqueline Newman

Licensed for 18 years

Practice Area: Divorce Litigation, Collaborative Law, Divorce Mediation 13 more areas of practice + 13 more

Awards
AV Preeminent

Jacqueline Newman

Fixed hourly rates

Serving New York, NY view address

Managing Partner at firm Berkman Bottger Newman & Rodd, LLP

Serving New York, NY view address

Fixed hourly rates

Awards AV Preeminent

About Jacqueline Newman

Jacqueline Newman joined Berkman Bottger Newman & Rodd, LLP in 1998 and is now the managing partner of the firm. Ms. Newman's practice consists of litigation, collaborative law and mediation. She specializes in complex high net worth matrimonial cases and negotiating prenuptial agreements. Ms. Newman has taught the Collaborative Family Law class for The NY Association of Collaborative Professionals and the Center for Mediation in Law, as well as the Introduction of Matrimonial Law for Collaborative Divorce Professionals for the New York State Unified Court System. At Fordham University School of Law, she taught Family Law Practice with Barry Berkman. Ms. Newman has appeared as a expert commentator on various te...

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Jacqueline Newman joined Berkman Bottger Newman & Rodd, LLP in 1998 and is now the managing partner of the firm. Ms. Newman's practice consists of litigation, collaborative law and mediation. She specializes in complex high net worth matrimonial cases and negotiating prenuptial agreements. Ms. Newman has taught the Collaborative Family Law class for The NY Association of Collaborative Professionals and the Center for Mediation in Law, as well as the Introduction of Matrimonial Law for Collaborative Divorce Professionals for the New York State Unified Court System. At Fordham University School of Law, she taught Family Law Practice with Barry Berkman. Ms. Newman has appeared as a expert commentator on various television shows and has been quoted as an expert in numerous publications, including Glamour Magazine, Crain's New York Business, U.S. News and World Report, Woman's Day and The Huffington Post.

Ms. Newman has been included in the New York Metro Super Lawyers Edition for 2012 - 2015 and was honored with a listing in The Ten Leaders of Matrimonial & Divorce Law in New York City, Age 45 and Under. She has recently been honored to be selected as the New York Divorce and Prenuptial Agreements attorney for the exclusive Haute Lawyers network. These activities and her reputation for ethical standards and professional ability among her fellow lawyers have earned her the highest rating, AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale Hubbell. Ms. Newman is also one of the youngest attorneys to be selected for inclusion in Thompson Reuters New York-Metro Super Lawyers Top 50 Women Attorneys in both 2013, 2014 and in 2015 and was included in the 2016 edition of New York City’s Best Lawyers.

Honors and Recognitions


New York Metro Top 50 Women Attorneys, Super Lawyers, 2013 -2015, Jacqueline Newman
2016 edition of New York City’s Best Lawyers
Member of the Gerson Lehrman Group Expert Council
Jacqueline Newman named Top 20 NYC Divorce Lawyers 2014, Divorce Saloon, July, 2014
Lead Counsel Rated, 2013 and 2014
Jacqueline Newman, Joins the Exclusive Haute Lawyer Network, August 12, 2013
Jacqueline Newman, selected for inclusion in Thompson Reuters New York-Metro Edition of Super Lawyers, Edition 2012 - 2014
America's Experienced, Accomplished Professionals, Ten Leaders Matrimonial & Divorce Law in New York City, Age 45 and Under, June 30, 2011, Jacqueline Newman

Honors and Recognitions


New York Metro Top 50 Women Attorneys, Super Lawyers, 2013 -2015, Jacqueline Newman
2016 edition of New York City’s Best Lawyers
Member of the Gerson Lehrman Group Expert Council
Jacqueline Newman named Top 20 NYC Divorce Lawyers 2014, Divorce Saloon, July, 2014
Lead Counsel Rated, 2013 and 2014
Jacqueline Newman, Joins the Exclusive Haute Lawyer Network, August 12, 2013
Jacqueline Newman, selected for inclusion in Thompson Reuters New York-Metro Edition of Super Lawyers, Edition 2012 - 2014
America's Experienced, Accomplished Professionals, Ten Leaders Matrimonial & Divorce Law in New York City, Age 45 and Under, June 30, 2011, Jacqueline Newman

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Areas of Law

  • Divorce Litigation
  • Collaborative Law
  • Divorce Mediation
  • Family Law
  • Equitable Distribution
  • Marital Agreements
  • Postnuptial Agreements
  • Prenuptial Agreements
  • Separation Agreements
  • Spousal Support
  • Alimony
  • Marital Property Distribution
  • Marital Property Settlements
  • Paternity
  • Post-divorce Actions
  • Appeals

Client Reviews

  • 5.0/5.0
  • 100% client recommended 1 recommendation
  • Communication

    5.0/5.0
  • Responsiveness

    5.0/5.0
  • Quality of Service

    5.0/5.0
  • Value for Money

    5.0/5.0
  • 5.0/5.0 submitted on 03/16/11

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Peer Reviews

  • 4.8/5.0 24 reviews
  • AV Preeminent
  • Legal Knowledge

    4.8/5.0
  • Analytical Capability

    4.7/5.0
  • Judgment

    4.8/5.0
  • Communication

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  • Legal Experience

    4.8/5.0
  • 5.0/5.0 by a Principal on 02/11/15 in Matrimonial Law

    I have known Ms. Newman since she first began as a lawyer, she is a brilliant lawyer and colleague, dedicated to accomplishing the best for her clients, in and out of cou... Read more

    I have known Ms. Newman since she first began as a lawyer, she is a brilliant lawyer and colleague, dedicated to accomplishing the best for her clients, in and out of court, using her many skills as a Collaborative Lawyer, Mediator , Litigator and Appellate practitioner.

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 02/04/15 in Family Law

    Ethical, honest and direct - a pleasure to work with . Read more

    Ethical, honest and direct - a pleasure to work with .

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      5.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0
    • Judgment

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Other Law Firm Position on 02/20/15 in Family Law

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      5.0/5.0
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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 02/20/15 in Family Law

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Principal on 02/20/15 in Matrimonial Law

    I have known Jacqueline since she was a very young lawyer. She was impressive from the start with her dedication, work ethic, knowledge and openness to learning. Read more

    I have known Jacqueline since she was a very young lawyer. She was impressive from the start with her dedication, work ethic, knowledge and openness to learning.

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Principal on 02/12/15 in Collaborative Law

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0
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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Principal on 02/12/15 in Collaborative Family Law

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      5.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      5.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0
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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Principal on 02/12/15 in Family Law

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
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    • Judgment

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Principal on 02/12/15 in Matrimonial Law

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      5.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      5.0/5.0
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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 02/06/15 in Family Law

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      5.0/5.0
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      Credentials

      Position
      Managing Partner
      Admission Details
      Admitted in 1999, New York
      Additional Payment Information
      Fixed hourly rates
      Law School Attended
      Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
      Class of 1999
      J.D.
      University Attended
      University of Delaware
      Class of 1996
      B.S.
      Associations & Memberships
      Board of Directors for the New York Association of Collaborative Professionals
      New York State Bar Association (Member, Family Law Section)
      New York State Women's Bar Association
      The Association of the Bar of the City of New York (Former Member, Executive Board of Young Lawyers Committee)
      Family and Divorce Mediation Council of Greater New York
      Faculty of The Redwoods Initiative
      Advisory board for Shining Service Worldwide

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